Pittsfield has a general population of 45,793 and an overall student population of 2,836. Approximately 2,601 of Pittsfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Pittsfield, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Berkshire Community College. In 2010, Berkshire Community College graduated approximately 11 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a teaching certificate in Pittsfield. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Pittsfield was $3,744 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $810 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Pittsfield after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Pittsfield, which is the most popular teaching profession, are average. In 2010, of the 30,470 teachers in Massachusetts, 330 were working in the greater Pittsfield area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 9% in Pittsfield. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Pittsfield is $55,760 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.